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Technology: Good or Bad?

Dr. Gwenyth Jackaway, Ph.D.Media Expert A great mind in the history of Western philosophy warned about the new medium of communication. It will make our minds lazy, he cautioned.  People will come to be dependent upon it and will lose the ability to learn without it as a crutch.  What was this ‘dangerous’ new tool?  […]

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How The Dopamine Pathway Works

Playing video games and surfing the internet results in dopamine being released by the presynaptic neuron into the synapse where it's received by the receptors on the surface of the postsynaptic neuron.  This is the part of the brain that transmits pleasure. It is the same pathway that is present when someone becomes intoxicated with […]

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July 12, 2023
The Unplugged Coffee Break Ep2: Carrie Rogers Whitehead

In the second episode of The Unplugged Coffee Break, we sit down with Carrie Rogers Whitehead, the founder of Digital Respons-Ability, author as well as a public speaker. She sits with our co-founder Meredith DePaulo as they talk on topics revolving around online safety, screen time habits, and many more. If you want more digital parenting tips, be sure […]

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The Unplugged Coffee Break with Carrie Rogers Whitehead

In this very first episode of The Unplugged Coffee Break, we sit down with Carrie Rogers Whitehead, the founder of Digital Respons-Ability, author as well as a public speaker. She sits with our co-founder Meredith DePaulo as they talk on topics revolving around online safety, screen time habits, and many more. If you want more […]

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The science behind Carrots&Cake

When parents have questions, they want answers. They seek definitive explanations. If the topic is screen time and devices, parents want clear-cut recommendations and the exact amount of screen time that is best for their child’s stage of development. Unfortunately, the answers are not simple. Carrots&Cake aims to solve that. Are my kids spending too much […]

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Neuroscience of Screen Time: Dopamine Pleasure Pathways

The brain is the best place to start when thinking about the healthy use of screens.  Both the prefrontal cortex AND dopamine pleasure pathway are important.  Prefrontal cortex This is the part of the brain which helps us handle impulses and urges.  Children’s pre-frontal cortexes are not fully developed. This part of the brain grows […]

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Tell us about Carrots&Cake? Dr. Clifford Sussman, MD

We recently had the pleasure of receiving some valuable feedback from Dr. Clifford Sussman, MD, on our Carrots&Cake app.  He had some great insights on how our app stands out from other parental control apps on the market. Check out what he had to say: If you want more digital parenting tips, be sure to […]

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What Sets Carrots&Cake Apart on Screen Time?

What do kids get up to on screens? How much time do they spend on devices? Are the apps they use child safe? How will our kids develop healthy screen time skills?

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Carrots&Cake | Improve the quality of your kids' screen time

Carrots&Cake is the #1 parental control learning app that helps parents manage their children’s screen time. If you're looking for more digital parenting tips, be sure to check out our website at Carrots&Cake. We have a wealth of resources available to help you navigate the ever-changing landscape of screen time and digital well-being. In addition […]

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The Top 9 Educational Apps for Kids in 2024

Tracking down the best educational apps can be tricky. There are truly great ones, but they’re often overshadowed by over-stimulating, gamified apps with huge marketing budgets and endless advertising dollars.With the help of educators, Carrots&Cake tested hundreds of apps to bring you a list of the top 9 learning apps that will help your children […]

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